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Poster: William Tell Date: Jun 3, 2012 4:34pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Jerry's Big Fat Cop-out?

Oh yeah, I can defn see that; and it may be the major contributing factor (ie, rather than really thinking it hadn't been "good" or that we hadn't "advanced", etc., etc., this was his approach/position/etc).

And, defn know what you are driving at, and without trying to sound like "ah ha! I am one, thus intelligent and well liked by you" (har, har), I often come off like this (not meaning to always rain on parades but somehow end up doing it, etc., etc).

He probably would have agreed with folks, in the end, that things had improved, in some knock down drag out discussion, but would have taken a number of Devil's Advocate positions on the way to that agreement...

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Poster: Reade Date: Jun 4, 2012 8:45am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Jerry's Big Fat Cop-out?

"He probably would have agreed with folks, in the end, that things had improved, in some knock down drag out discussion, but would have taken a number of Devil's Advocate positions on the way to that agreement..."

For sure. Mightily distrustful of anything political, Jerry wasn't gonna give alot of ground there easily.
When Weir would rag him about not voting, he would proclaim n his silvery elfin voice, "Vote for what?'